Month: August 2019

The Wiser Driver

A very valuable four week course, which could save your (and others) lives! Conducted for the U3A Surf Coast, by Lee Knight, on behalf of the Hawthorn Community House, and supported by VicRoads and the RACV. Over the past four weeks, several members of the U3A Surf Coast, have been given a fascinating insight into […]

Creative Writers punch above their weight

Members of Monday’s Creative Writing group are now successfully being published in online writing journals. Class members write prose or poetry from a number of exercises and after further refining, bring back their work to class for critique, before being encouraged to submit to writing competitions and journals. Recently Pauline Edmonds and Jean Bohuslav have […]

U3A SurfCoast Artists hit the Arts Trail

On the weekend of August 17th and 18th, the light filled rooms of the Kurrambee Myaring Centre (KMC) housed the U3A joint exhibition in this year’s Surf Coast Arts Trail. Tutors and students of the Art Group and Ikebana teamed up to mount a striking display of Ikebana and 73 works on paper.  One of […]

Carole and Dusty

On August 2nd U3a SurfCoast had a visit from Carole Doyle from Young Diggers and Dusty, a Border Collie, an Assistance dog trained to work with people affected by PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), particularly returned servicemen, ambos and police. Carole kept the attention of an audience of thirty plus, speaking from personal experience, having […]